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  • Former Grafton basketball star Elijah Moore commits to Virginia State

    Former Grafton basketball star Elijah Moore commits to Virginia State
    Elijah Moore, who earned first-team all-state basketball honors in leading Grafton High to consecutive Group AA Division 4 state tournament finals, committed Friday to play for Virginia State University in Petersburg. Moore, a 6-foot-7 1/2-inch forward,...
  • Virginia State University Gospel Chorale to compete on "America's Got Talent"

    Virginia State University Gospel Chorale to compete on "America's Got Talent"
    College students from Newport News and Hampton are part of a group competing on NBC's "America's Got Talent" this season. The Virginia State University Gospel Chorale will get to sing on live television Aug. 20. A news release from the Petersburg...
  • Virginia State University Gospel Chorale eliminated from "America's Got Talent": UPDATE

    Virginia State University Gospel Chorale eliminated from "America's Got Talent": UPDATE
    "America's Got Talent" voters sent the Virginia State University Gospel Chorale home. The singing group is not among the 12 acts advancing to the competition's semifinal round next week, Wednesday's show revealed. Tuesday night, judge Howard Stern...
  • 8 benefits of trees in your landscape

    8 benefits of trees in your landscape
    The location of trees in a landscape is a very important consideration. Also, trees inevitably generate maintenance tasks. In Hampton Roads, storms tend to take them down. Notwithstanding storm damage, here are eight benefits of including trees in your...
  • CIAA football title game canceled after player is beaten at luncheon

    CIAA football title game canceled after player is beaten at luncheon
    The CIAA football championship game has been canceled after the quarterback from host Winston-Salem State University was allegedly beaten by one or more players from Virginia State University during a luncheon on Friday. Winston-Salem State campus...
  • Glover closes career at Lincoln

    Havre de Grace graduate Richard Glover was recently honored on Senior Night as a member of the Lincoln University men's basketball team. Pictured, above, from left, are Bruce Marshall (father), Richard Glover and Lincoln Head Coach John Hill. At right,...
  • Seventy years later, pioneering black Marines honored

    Seventy years later, pioneering black Marines honored
    When the train full of Marine recruits from Baltimore reached Washington, the blacks were made to move to the back. At boot camp in North Carolina, they were forbidden to step onto Camp Lejeune without a white escort. But the worst of it, Howard...
  • Osborne A. Payne

    Osborne A. Payne
    Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
  • Seniors can receive on-the-spot acceptance into Virginia colleges Thursday

    Seniors can receive on-the-spot acceptance into Virginia colleges Thursday
    High school students can receive on-the-spot acceptance into colleges around the state during an on-site admissions program at Warwick High School this week. The event, at 6 p.m. Thursday, is sponsored by Newport News Public Schools but open to all local...
  • City to name new director of finance

    A former District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., finance official will be named Baltimore's new director of finance on Monday, city officials said. Harry E. Black, a Baltimore native who wrote a guide to economic development for cities, will replace...
  • City finance nominee had turbulent record in Richmond

    Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's nominee for city finance director spent a tumultuous three years as top financial official in Richmond, Va., during which he oversaw the forced ejection of the school board from City Hall and was sued by the...